Updated: 10/11/2017 by Computer Hope

Nit may refer to any of the following:

1. A Nit is a measure of light over a surface, more specifically, one nit is equal to one candela per square meter. It is used to measure the brightness of a display devices.

2. Short for Network Information Table, NIT is commonly used to describe a table listing network information.

3. Short for Network Interface Tap, NIT is a network device driver included with the SunOS used to capture packets only received by the interface.

4. Nit is a term used to describe a small and unimportant imperfection with a product.

Network terms, Video terms